Monterey County officials have rescued 20 animals found locked inside filthy rooms packed with piles of clothes, trash and animal waste at a Pacific Grove home earlier this week.
Last week’s hospitalization of an Indiana man with what’s known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has California public health officials taking a closer look to see the local risk levels.
The science-based tool used by state officials identifies the portions of the state that have higher pollution burdens and vulnerabilities than other areas, and therefore are most in need of assistance.
A new report on Covered California’s first enrollment period points out some of the much publicized problems, but also gave the state’s healthcare exchange some positive grades.
According to the Medicare data, California had 38 doctors that were paid at least $3 million in 2012.
Vegetarians may have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.
Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the SF SPCA talks about pets’ eye-care and how elderly animals can be treated for diseases like glaucoma that can lead to blindness.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has ranked Marin the healthiest county in California.
A study released in the journal Health Economics casts doubt on claims that soda taxes are an effective way to combat obesity.
Santa Clara County, which has more cases of tuberculosis that most U.S. states, will shift from testing public school students for TB to requiring a “risk assessment” for the disease, officials said.